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205Great ideas mindmeld -- I like the use of tax incentives vs subsidies, and I totSailtrader-9/13/2008
204<i>What incentives?</i> I have already answered this a dozen times, mindmeld-9/12/2008
203Great points Eric, thanks. You are right on the money regarding the inefficiencSailtrader-9/12/2008
202My guess is that within about 5 or 6 years farmers will give up on growing corn Eric-9/12/2008
201Damage to highways increases with axle weight raised to the 4th power. So from Archie Meeties-9/12/2008
200<b>highways are heavily subsidized,</b> You nailed one of my pet peeThe Black Swan-9/12/2008
199This is a useful way to look at things - level the playing field. It's probArchie Meeties-9/11/2008
198Mindmeld, you keep citing cover the energy waterfront "makes you feel good Sailtrader-9/11/2008
197That's exactly what I posted earlier, that we need to put subsidies in placemindmeld-9/11/2008
196"But keep in mind, that the government is in neck deep on subsidizing oil. Sailtrader-9/11/2008
195Well, I agree on some of your points. Subsidies aren't bad if they are strucmindmeld-9/11/2008
194Also have been a sailor all my life; last boat was a Bristol 41.1 -- sold it 3 ySailtrader-9/11/2008
193Dave Great to touch base. I share your love of sailing. Been fortunate to havEric-9/11/2008
192In a perfect world I would agree with you... Let the markets decide! But the deEric-9/11/2008
191But if we subsidize that process, we leave ourselves open to making a choice thaGVTucker19/11/2008
190Well I do think he is absolutely on the right track with windpower. We should bEric-9/11/2008
189Yeah, I hear that. He's doing it for the profit motive. I actually laud him mindmeld-9/11/2008
188I don't believe I have represented that Pickens is any different form any otGVTucker-9/11/2008
187And how is he different from every oil exec in this country? Every single one ofmindmeld-9/11/2008
186The only thing we'd get if both parties listened to T. Boone is a richer T. GVTucker-9/11/2008
185If we could get both parties to listen to T. Boone we would be on our way towardSailtrader-9/11/2008
184And T. Boone is at the forefront of people that are trying to ask for gifts fromGVTucker-9/11/2008
183You are correct. I heard T. Boone on Jay Leno last night and he summed it up Eric-9/11/2008
182Some of you think leadership doesn't matter? S&P 500 Average Jan'01mindmeld-9/11/2008
181First off, this is the Cisco-Off Topic thread, which means anything goes. But I mindmeld-9/11/2008
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